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NEWTON (AGES 8-12)

The Newton Troupe is for young people ages 8 to 12. The Troupe produces two original musicals a year. Physical and vocal techniques, character development and dance skills are taught in the rehearsal process.

The Newton Troupe meets on Mondays at the Parish of St. Paul in Newton Highlands, 3:30-5:45 pm, with two weekend rehearsals during each session. Opening performances are at Lasell College in January and May. The Troupe then tours each show throughout the community as a social service. Enrollment is in September and January. Cost: $530 per session (includes a $50 non-refundable registration fee).

FALL 2018 AUDITIONS & ENROLLMENT

FALL 2018 ENROLLMENT

Enrollment Opens: July 13!

Auditions for new members: Monday September 17th Parish of St Paul, Newton Highlands by appointment

RETURNING

Returning actors (includes rising from another Troupe) will have their first meeting on Monday September 17th, 3:30-5:45 at the Parish of St. Paul, Newton. Please use the button below to enroll.  If you won’t be returning to the Players, or if you have questions, please contact Director Kippy Dewey at (617)274-6065.

ENROLL HERE

NEW

New actor auditions will be held on Monday September 17th, 3:30-5:45 at the Parish of St. Paul, Newton. Auditions are by appointment; to schedule an audition, please call Kippy Dewey at (617)274-6065. Click here for more information on the audition process. Once you have spoken to Kippy use the button below to enroll.

ENROLL HERE

REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCES

REHEARSALS

All Mondays, 3:00-5:45 at the Episcopal Parish of St. Paul in Newton Highlands

Additional Rehearsals:

  • Saturday, January 5th 9 to Noon at Lasell College

PRODUCTION WEEK

Monday January 7 to Friday January 11, 3:30-5:45

  • Monday January 7th and Tuesday January 8th at the Episcopal Parish of St. Paul in Newton Highlands.
  • Wednesday January 9th, Thursday January 10th and Friday January 11th at Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center, Lasell College.

PERFORMANCES

Opening Performance:

  • Friday, January 11th at 5:30 at Lasell College

Touring Performance:

  • TBA

LOCATION

The Episcopal Parish of St. Paul
1135 Walnut Street, Newton Highlands
(all rehearsals and auditions)

Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center, Lasell College
47 Myrtle Avenue, Newton

NEWTON TROUPE STAFF

Sally Campbell is a lifelong lover of Children’s Theatre. She is the head of the Drama Department at the Charles River Creative Arts Program where she has directed musicals and plays for many years. Sally was the Drama teacher at St. Sebastian’s School for eleven years; before that she worked for City Stage Company in Boston acting in touring shows and teaching as an Artist In Residence in  the Boston City Schools, and in Somerville and Lowell. A fun fact about Sally is that she used to be a professional clown. Sally loves directing the Newton Troupe and watching amazing kids blossom as performers and creative people.

Jeff Kimball is the Music Director for the JP and Newton troupes. Jeff is an improvisational actor and pianist, a theatrical music director, a mechanical engineer, a songwriter, a runner & cyclist, a multi-instrumentalist, and a musician/actor/educator with Urban Improv.! Jeff performs irregularly with the Phil Henry Acoustic Trio and with The Furies, a jazz duo. He is also active in various community theatre groups around Boston, and is a Music Director at ImprovBoston.

PHOTOS

TUMBLEWEED
FALL 2017

TORTOISE VS. HARE
SPRING 2017